|(dollars in millions)||2012||2011|
|Operating Profit, before Special Items*||$8.3||$5.9||$2.4||41%|
|Profit Margin, before Special Items*||14.7%||11.1%|
|* Repositioning charges primarily associated with the closure of a manufacturing facility.|
Segment sales of $57.0 million increased $3.9 million, or 7%, compared to the third quarter of 2011, driven by higher sales to recreational vehicle customers. Operating profit before Special Items increased 41%, primarily reflecting the higher sales and effective cost controls.
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